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  • Cardiac Arrhythmias - New Considerations
    Cardiac Arrhythmias - New Considerations
    Editor Francisco R. Breijo-Marquez
    ISBN 978-953-51-0126-0
    534 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 53858 times.
    The most intimate mechanisms of cardiac arrhythmias are still quite unknown to scientists. Genetic studies on ionic alterations, the electrocardiographic features of cardiac rhythm and an arsenal of diagnostic tests have done more in the last five ye ...
  • Acute Coronary Syndromes
    Acute Coronary Syndromes
    Editor Mariano E. Brizzio
    ISBN 978-953-307-827-4
    214 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 31239 times.
    This book has been written with the intention of providing an up-to-the minute review of acute coronary syndromes. Atherosclerotic coronary disease is still a leading cause of death within developed countries and not surprisingly, is significantly r ...
  • Cardiomyopathies - From Basic Research to Clinical Management
    Cardiomyopathies - From Basic Research to Clinical Management
    Editor Josef Veselka
    ISBN 978-953-307-834-2
    800 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 84915 times.
    Cardiomyopathy means "heart (cardio) muscle (myo) disease (pathy)". Currently, cardiomyopathies are defined as myocardial disorders in which the heart muscle is structurally and/or functionally abnormal in the absence of a coronary artery disease, hy ...
  • Cardiac Transplantation
    Cardiac Transplantation
    Editor Susan D. Moffatt-Bruce
    ISBN 978-953-51-0000-3
    154 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 11222 times.
    We are truly in an era of change not only in terms of technology but in the type of patient we are caring for. That is why I feel this book is exciting in that it presents the team approach to the transplant patient. I am confident that the pioneers ...
  • Electrophysiology - From Plants to Heart
    Electrophysiology - From Plants to Heart
    Editor Saeed Oraii
    ISBN 978-953-51-0006-5
    202 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 14851 times.
    The outstanding evolution of recording techniques paved the way for better understanding of electrophysiological phenomena within the human organs, including the cardiovascular, ophthalmologic and neural systems. In the field of cardiac electrophysio ...
  • Advances in Electrocardiograms - Clinical Applications
    Advances in Electrocardiograms - Clinical Applications
    Editor Richard M. Millis
    ISBN 978-953-307-902-8
    328 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 53015 times.
    Electrocardiograms have become one of the most important, and widely used medical tools for diagnosing diseases such as cardiac arrhythmias, conduction disorders, electrolyte imbalances, hypertension, coronary artery disease and myocardial infarction ...
  • Advances in Electrocardiograms - Methods and Analysis
    Advances in Electrocardiograms - Methods and Analysis
    Editor Richard M. Millis
    ISBN 978-953-307-923-3
    390 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 59877 times.
    Electrocardiograms are one of the most widely used methods for evaluating the structure-function relationships of the heart in health and disease. This book is the first of two volumes which reviews recent advancements in electrocardiography. This vo ...
  • Endocarditis
    Endocarditis
    Editor Francisco Ramón Breijo-Márquez
    ISBN 978-953-307-901-1
    152 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 15133 times.
    Endocarditis is a disease that occurs as a result of the inflammation of the endocardium. It is an inflammatory process located in the inner lining of the cardiac chambers and native or prosthetic valves. It is characterized by colonization or invasi ...